Television

Animation

The New Pipeline For Black Women in Animation

In an industry dominated by white men, these creators hope to pave a way for women and non-binary people of color for more nuanced portrayals of Black characters.
Natelegé Whaley
3 days ago
this is fine

Watching 'Jeopardy!' Every Night Keeps Me From Clawing at the Walls

"Jeopardy!" reminds me that the history of the world is so much bigger than our meatloaf-brained president or Facebook giving away everyone's data like free orange chicken samples in a mall food court.
Gabby Noone
3.4.19
Oscars

Lena Waithe Says Halle Berry Made Her Feel Like She Could Do Anything

Ahead of the Oscars, the Emmy-winning screenwriter talks to Broadly about working with Halle Berry on BET's "Boomerang" remake and the "string connecting" their trajectories as groundbreaking Black artists.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.21.19
Op-Ed

Netflix's 'Siempre Bruja' Is a Tone Deaf Erasure of Slavery's Trauma

A prime example of problematic Afro-Latinx narratives, this series finds a slave witch traveling through time to save her lover, the son of her master.
Joelle Monique
2.15.19
Op-Ed

The Women of 'The Sopranos' Taught Me I Can Only Be Myself

On "The Sopranos," women can be wives or mistresses; dependent or independent; but the men of the show, like the men in my own life, may never see them as multifaceted, complex people.
Sophia Giovannitti
1.10.19
Culture

'I'm Here Because of the Internet': How Web Series Made New TV Stars

Just days before the 76th Golden Globes Awards, we talked to Quinta Brunson and Sam Bailey about how their digital shows translated to mainstream success on television.
Terry Nguyen
1.2.19
Culture

MTV Reboots 'True Life' With a Look at the Lives of Kardashian Stans

In the reboot of MTV's critically acclaimed show, "True Life," the first episode's subjects go to great lengths to look like the Kardashians.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.2.19
Culture

Here's How TV Depicted Abortion Stories This Year

In a new report, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health found that shows like "Insecure," "Empire," and "Star" highlighted the reality of abortions for women of color.
Bianca Betancourt
12.26.18
Television

No Talk of Calories on the 'Great British Bake Off,' Please

Judge Prue Leith has violated the sanctity of the "Great British Bake Off" tent with something truly terrible: the concept of "calories."
Marie Solis
11.29.18
Culture

‘Latin History for Morons’ Falls Short on the Latinx Experience

Despite John Leguizamo’s attempt to frame the Latinx experience in Netflix's "Latin History for Morons" as monolithic, it isn’t.
Bianca Betancourt
11.8.18
Culture

Please Spare Us From a 'Clueless' Reboot

The iconic 90s film, "Clueless" is set to be remade but we've got a solid case as to why this is a horrible idea.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.26.18
tv

Witchcraft in TV and Movies Has Always Been Gay as Hell

From Willow and Tara in "Buffy" to Sabrina the Teenage Witch's co-parenting aunts, pop culture has always had a magical queer streak.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.18.18
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